Eiffel Tower briefly evacuated over bomb threat

CNN  —  The Eiffel Tower was evacuated for several hours Saturday over a bomb threat, according to CNN affiliate France BFMTV. The three floors of the tower, as well as the courtyard, were evacuated while authorities assessed the threat, BFMTV reported. A large security perimeter was quickly established, and traffic was diverted, according to BFMTV, […]

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Nevada GOP Senate candidate raised money to help other candidates — the funds mostly paid down his old campaign's debt instead

CNN  —  Nevada Republican Senate candidate Sam Brown created a political action committee to “help elect Republicans” but most of its funds were spent paying down debt from his failed previous campaign. The group donated less than 7% of its funds to the candidates it was set up to support, according to campaign finance records […]

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August 11, 2023 Maui wildfire news

Jill Tokuda, D-Hawaii, speaks during a news conference in Washington, DC, on November 13, 2022. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc/Getty Images Speaking with CNN’s Amara Walker on CNN This Morning on Saturday, Rep. Jill Tokuda (D-Hawaii) said the state “underestimated the lethality, the quickness of fire,” and failed to plan for redundancies in its emergency alert […]

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Iowa governor at center of 2024 GOP race stays neutral but leaves door open for late endorsement

Des Moines, Iowa CNN  —  Gov. Kim Reynolds is eagerly rolling out the welcome mat for Republican presidential candidates in Iowa, showering each of the contenders with attention and pledging her neutrality in the 2024 race – for now, at least. “Maybe down the road, we’ll do something different,” the GOP governor told CNN. “But […]

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Attorney general appoints Hunter Biden special counsel

Hunter Biden in Washington, DC, US, on Sunday, June 25. Julia Nikhinson/Sipa/Bloomberg/Getty Images/FILE The Trump-appointed US attorney who is investigating Hunter Biden has been given special counsel status after plea talks between the Justice Department and the president’s son fell apart. The prosecutor, David Weiss, asked Attorney General Merrick Garland for the new authority after plea talks […]

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